No Letup In US High Inflation

Fast rising prices continued to plague the US economy last month, though a drop in petrol costs provided some relief.

The annual inflation rate fell to 8.3% in August.

That was down from 8.5% in July, marking the second month of decline.

But the costs of food, housing, and medical care continued to surge, disappointing economists expecting more widespread easing.

Support The Readers Bureau Buy A T-Shirt Today (4 different colors)! Click

Readers Bureau, Contributor

Edited by Jesus Chan

Do you want to add feedback to this story?

Please add a comment in the box below or send an email to,  Call us at 646-874-7976